I have those same questions as well. Any response?
Brad - we have also been working on a subset of specific activity types to define "active". Below is the list we are using in the the Business Objects system we have put in place. This is intended to reflect an action that an end user would have to perform indicating that they were active during a period of time. This is obviously at the lowest common denominator, but it is relatively straightforward to build more descriptive measures based on these activities by limiting "active" to a smaller subset of codes (e.g. create) or requiring a minimum number of occurences of the activities.
Active Member: Member performing at least 1 end-user activity during a defined period. End-user activities include:
I have just published a document, albeit very technical, of how the reports in the dashboard are calculated. If this is too technical let me know. Hope this helps.
Am I interpreting correctly...?
Short answer is something that would require the user to be logged in if the content itself was not restricted from anonymous users
All of these require the user to be logged in to perform the action, I believe.